There are 9 ways to get from Cologne to Sweden by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen  •  4 h 12 min

  1. CGN - CPH

$44 - $201

8 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 38 min

  1. DUS - CPH

$64 - $235

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Stockholm  •  4 h 44 min

  1. CGN - ARN

$79 - $261

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Gothenburg  •  4 h 54 min

  1. DUS - GOT

$79 - $232

Fly Dusseldorf to Stockholm  •  5 h 15 min

  1. DUS - ARN

$64 - $185

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 50 min

  1. FRA - CPH

$112 - $320

Train  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Hkx / ...
  2. Ec

$115 - $224

Bus  •  23 h 59 min

  1. 073

$97 - $158

Drive  •  14 h 49 min

  1. 954.3 miles

$210 - $320

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Sweden?

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Malmö 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Stockholm via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H, and Malmö Central in around 15 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Stockholm via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Gothenburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Stockholm via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Central to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Sweden is 1082 km. The road distance is 1527 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Sweden is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Sweden is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs 35€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Sweden. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Central via Hamburg Hbf, Koebenhavn H and Malmö Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Cologne to Sweden, including transfers.